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Urology Clinical Fellow ( ST3-ST8)

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£51,017 to £58,398 a year p.a
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Job summary

This is a great opportunity for a enthusiastic candidate to further their Urology experience by developing their knowledge and clinical skills. The role involves regular elective operating, outpatient clinics, diagnostics (TP Biopsy, Urodynamics, Flexible cystoscopy) and full participation in a 1:7 non-resident on-call rota all under Consultant supervision.

Main duties of the job

The weekday daytime oncall is resident and involves ward round with the Consultant and SHO, performing emergency procedures under supervision and supporting the on-call and urology SHOs to provide excellent emergency care.

About us

The department of Urology is a member of the Surgical Directorate, well known in the region for providing excellent patient care as well as exceptional training for the specialist registrars and junior doctors. The Department of Urology enjoys close links with The Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH), with a weekly joint Specialist MDT for prostatic, bladder and penile cancers. There is a Specialist Renal MDT hosted by Frimley Park Hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Elective activity takes place at Wexham Park Hospital and Heatherwood hospital. This is all done in a supervised environment with face-to-face, telephone clinics and diagnostic procedures. The operating lists focus on core urology, stone disease, female/functional urology, superficial bladder cancer and andrology.

There are weekly departmental MDT and xray meetings to discuss complex cases. Weekly departmental teaching is an opportunity to improve knowledge and work towards ST3 applications or FRCS Urol.

Person Specification



  • MB, BS or equivalent
  • MRCS or equivalent
  • ATLS or equivalent
  • Understands the principles of patient confidentiality and data protection
  • Understands the need for and appreciates the role of audit in clinical practice
  • Understands the principles of clinical governance - ensures patients are not put at risk
  • Understanding of the basic principles of research


  • Distinctions, Scholarships, prizes

Specific Competencies


  • Able to communicate clearly in written and spoken English e.g. able to write legible records
  • Able to discuss treatment options with patients in a way they can understand
  • Able to establish good working relations with patients, carers and multi-disciplinary colleagues
  • Able to contribute to teaching and learning of others in the clinical setting
  • Keeps professional knowledge and skills up to date
  • Able to manage time and prioritise workload
  • Demonstrates ability to work with colleagues as part of a team
  • Recognises stressful situations and responds appropriately
  • Demonstrates initiative, enthusiasm and common sense
  • Respects and promotes individual's rights, interests, preferences, beliefs and cultures


  • Demonstrates a critical and enquiring approach to knowledge acquisition
  • Evidence of leadership qualities (not necessarily in medicine)
  • Computer literate
  • Understands the importance and impact of information systems in health care.

Professional/Specialist/Functional Experience


  • 4 years post qualification experience of which 2 years must be in a urology/general surgery post at ST1/2 level or equivalent
  • Demonstrates experience of teaching and training ST1/2 or equivalent and F1s
  • Competent in basic procedures e.g. CPR, infection control, physical examination, history taking, etc.
  • Able to prioritise clinical need
  • Aware of own limitations, consults senior colleagues appropriately and knows when to ask for help


  • Experience working at middle grade in a surgical speciality
  • Has participated in clinical audit
  • Previous Research experience
  • Ability to apply research to clinical problems

Values & Behaviours


  • We will expect your values and behaviours to mirror those of the Trust, available at:

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